I’ve seen some interesting job applications over the past year and thought it might be worth sharing some examples of what NOT to do with your CV… 1. The Novelist Journalists and copywriters are especially guilty of this. They have not successfully published their own book, peer-reviewed journal article or autobiography yet, and use their
Sending an email to a complete stranger could be a daunting task in itself, let alone having to ask for a job whilst trying to stand out from everyone else. It can be tiring going through hundreds of job ads and applying for every single one is probably not the best strategy. We previously wrote
Body language: noun “the conscious and unconscious movements and postures by which attitudes and feelings are communicated.” Okay, so you are in an interview for your dream job; you are chewing a piece of gum to mask the smell from the cigarette you just had outside. You are crossing your arms and slouching a bit because you want
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So, this is really the main purpose of the CV, to ‘grab attention’ – not in fact to get across every last detail of your working career or life as is often portrayed. There’s much debate and many an article on the length, the look, the format and form so I’m sharing some of my
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